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2007 New Orleans Saints

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC South Division  · 2007 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.5, Offense: 1.9, Defense: -4.5, SoS: -2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 379 points (23.7/g), 12th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 388 points (24.2/g), 25th.
 Differential of -9 points (-0.6/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 7.8-8.2.

Coach: Sean Payton (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Doug Marrone
 Defensive Coordinator: Gary Gibbs
 Other Notable Asst.: Dennis Allen (Asst. Defensive Line)

Stadium: Louisiana Superdome
 Training Camp: Millsaps College (Jackson, Mississippi)

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Drew Brees 28 6 16 440 for 652, 4,423 yards, 28 td, 18 int, & 23 rushes for 52 yards and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 32nd pick / 2001
RB Reggie Bush 22 1 10 157 rushes for 581 yards, 4 td, & 73 catches for 417 yards and 2 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 2006
FB Mike Karney 26 3 9 11 rushes for 17 yards, 2 td, & 13 catches for 78 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 5th / 156th pick / 2004
WR Marques Colston 24 1 14 98 catches for 1,202 yards, 11 td New Orleans Saints / 7th / 252nd pick / 2006
WR Devery Henderson 25 3 9 20 catches for 409 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for 20 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 50th pick / 2004
TE Eric Johnson 28 6 12 48 catches for 378 yards, 2 td San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 224th pick / 2001
LT Jammal Brown 26 2 15 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 2005
LG Jamar Nesbit 31 8 16 1 fumble recovered
C Jeff Faine 26 4 14 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 21st pick / 2003
RG Jahri Evans 24 1 16 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 4th / 108th pick / 2006
RT Jon Stinchcomb 28 4 16 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 37th pick / 2003
 Defensive Starters
LDE Charles Grant 29 5 14 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 25th pick / 2002
LDT Hollis Thomas 33 11 14 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDT Brian Young 30 7 8 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Rams / 5th / 139th pick / 2000
RDE Will Smith 26 3 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 1st / 18th pick / 2004
LLB Scott Fujita 28 5 15 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 143rd pick / 2002
MLB Mark Simoneau 30 7 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 67th pick / 2000
RLB Scott Shanle 28 4 14 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Rams / 7th / 251st pick / 2003
LCB Mike McKenzie 31 8 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 87th pick / 1999
RCB Jason David 25 3 12 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 125th pick / 2004
SS Roman Harper 25 1 16 4.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
FS Josh Bullocks 24 2 14 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 2005
 Special Teams Starters
K Olindo Mare 34 10 0 10 of 17 field goals & 34 of 34 extra points
P Steve Weatherford 25 1 0 63 punts for a 43.8 average, 0 blocked
PR Lance Moore 24 1 4 20 punt returns for a 9.2 average and 0 td
KR Pierre Thomas 23 Rook 1 36 kick returns for a 24.0 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
24 Chris Barclay 24 1 0 180 5-10 Wake Forest 10/15/1983 Rook 0
20 Jay Bellamy 35 3 0 200 5-11 Rutgers 7/8/1972 13 0
69 McKinley Boykin 24 3 0 290 6-1 Mississippi 3/24/1983 Rook 0
35 Jamaal Branch 26 4 0 225 6-0 Colgate 1/30/1981 1 0
9 Drew Brees 28 QB 16 16 209 6-0 Purdue 1/15/1979 6 14 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 32nd pick / 2001
70 Jammal Brown 26 LT 15 15 313 6-6 Oklahoma 3/30/1981 2 9 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 13th pick / 2005
29 Josh Bullocks 24 FS 14 14 207 6-0 Nebraska 2/28/1983 2 5 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 40th pick / 2005
25 Reggie Bush 22 RB 12 10 200 6-0 USC 3/2/1985 1 8 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 2006
74 Jermon Bushrod 23 1 0 315 6-4 Towson St. 8/19/1984 Rook 0 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 125th pick / 2007
71 Kendrick Clancy 29 dt 14 2 305 6-1 Mississippi 9/17/1978 7 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2000
12 Marques Colston 24 WR 16 14 225 6-4 Hofstra 6/5/1983 1 11 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 252nd pick / 2006
97 Josh Cooper 27 de 13 2 261 6-3 Mississippi 12/5/1980 3 2
18 Terrance Copper 25 wr 15 1 204 6-0 East Carolina 3/12/1982 3 1
21 Jason Craft 31 db 16 4 187 5-10 Colorado St. 2/13/1976 8 3 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 160th pick / 1999
42 Jason David 25 RCB 13 12 165 5-8 Washington St. 6/12/1982 3 5 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 125th pick / 2004
73 Jahri Evans 24 RG 16 16 316 6-4 Bloomsburg 8/22/1983 1 9 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 108th pick / 2006
54 Troy Evans 30 16 0 238 6-1 Cincinnati 12/3/1977 5 1
52 Jeff Faine 26 C 14 14 303 6-3 Notre Dame 4/6/1981 4 8 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 21st pick / 2003
56 Alfred Fincher 24 7 0 241 6-1 Connecticut 8/15/1983 2 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2005
55 Scott Fujita 28 LLB 15 15 247 6-5 California 4/28/1979 5 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 143rd pick / 2002
85 Ronnie Ghent 27 8 0 253 6-2 Louisville 1/5/1980 Rook 0
76 Jonathan Goodwin 29 g 13 2 318 6-3 Ohio,Michigan 12/2/1978 5 2 New York Jets / 5th / 154th pick / 2002
1 Martin Gramatica 32 3 0 170 5-8 Kansas St. 11/27/1975 8 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 80th pick / 1999
94 Charles Grant 29 LDE 14 14 282 6-3 Georgia 9/3/1978 5 6 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 25th pick / 2002
41 Roman Harper 25 SS 16 16 195 6-0 Alabama 12/11/1982 1 7 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2006
19 Devery Henderson 25 WR 16 9 200 5-11 LSU 3/26/1982 3 4 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 50th pick / 2004
47 Kevin Houser 30 16 0 250 6-2 Ohio St. 8/23/1977 7 2 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 228th pick / 2000
82 Eric Johnson 28 TE 14 12 256 6-3 Yale 9/15/1979 6 3 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 224th pick / 2001
43 Kevin Kaesviharn 31 db 16 3 194 6-1 Augustana (SD) 8/29/1976 6 2
44 Mike Karney 26 FB 16 9 254 5-11 Arizona St. 7/6/1981 3 1 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 156th pick / 2004
96 Antwan Lake 28 rdt 15 7 308 6-4 West Virginia 7/10/1979 5 3
2 Olindo Mare 34 K 13 0 190 5-10 MacMurray,Syracuse 6/6/1973 10 1
10 Jamie Martin 37 3 0 205 6-2 Weber St. 2/8/1970 11 0
26 Deuce McAllister 29 rb 3 3 232 6-1 Mississippi 12/27/1978 6 1 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 23rd pick / 2001
59 Matt McCoy 25 4 0 234 6-0 San Diego St. 10/14/1982 2 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2005
34 Mike McKenzie 31 LCB 15 15 194 6-0 Memphis 4/26/1976 8 6 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 87th pick / 1999
83 Billy Miller 30 te 16 6 245 6-3 USC 4/24/1977 8 3 Denver Broncos / 7th / 218th pick / 1999
50 Marvin Mitchell 23 10 0 249 6-3 Tennessee 10/21/1984 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 220th pick / 2007
16 Lance Moore 24 PR 16 4 177 5-9 Toledo 8/31/1983 1 3
67 Jamar Nesbit 31 LG 16 16 329 6-4 South Carolina 12/17/1976 8 9
86 John Owens 27 8 0 266 6-3 Notre Dame 1/10/1980 5 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 138th pick / 2002
81 David Patten 33 wr 16 5 190 5-10 West. Carolina 8/19/1974 10 7
39 Chris Reis 24 14 0 215 6-1 Georgia Tech 9/19/1983 Rook 1
93 Josh Savage 27 1 0 276 6-4 Utah 9/28/1980 3 0
58 Scott Shanle 28 RLB 14 14 240 6-2 Nebraska 11/23/1979 4 5 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 251st pick / 2003
51 Brian Simmons 32 lb 16 3 244 6-3 North Carolina 6/21/1975 9 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 17th pick / 1998
53 Mark Simoneau 30 MLB 16 16 245 6-0 Kansas St. 1/16/1977 7 6 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 67th pick / 2000
91 Will Smith 26 RDE 16 16 282 6-3 Ohio St. 7/4/1981 3 8 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 18th pick / 2004
27 Aaron Stecker 32 rb 16 6 213 5-10 Wisconsin,West. Illinois 11/13/1975 7 5
78 Jon Stinchcomb 28 RT 16 16 302 6-5 Georgia 8/27/1979 4 9 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 37th pick / 2003
64 Zach Strief 24 g 16 1 349 6-7 Northwestern 9/22/1983 1 2 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 210th pick / 2006
22 Fred Thomas 34 7 0 184 5-9 Miss. Valley St.,Mississippi,Tenn-Martin 9/11/1973 11 0 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 47th pick / 1996
99 Hollis Thomas 33 LDT 16 14 306 6-0 Northern Illinois 1/10/1974 11 6
23 Pierre Thomas 23 KR 12 1 210 5-11 Illinois 12/18/1984 Rook 3
7 Steve Weatherford 25 P 16 0 215 6-3 Illinois 12/17/1982 1 2
98 Renaldo Wynn 33 de 12 1 292 6-3 Notre Dame 9/3/1974 10 2 Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 21st pick / 1997
66 Brian Young 30 RDT 9 8 298 6-2 Texas-El Paso 7/8/1977 7 3 St. Louis Rams / 5th / 139th pick / 2000
38 Usama Young 22 14 0 186 5-11 Kent St. 5/8/1985 Rook 1 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 66th pick / 2007
Team Total 27.8 16 242.7 6-1.2 4.5